Kakapo, Owl Parrot
Strigops habroptila by Priscilla Baldwin(8 in. x 8 in. | scratchboard and ink | ID#4191)
Family: STRIGOPIDAE | Conservation Status: Critically Endangered | Population Trend: increasing
The Kakapo, a native of New Zealand is a large, flightless ground-dwelling parrot. There are fewer than 163 individuals remaining The Kakapo program is working to protect and grow the population. All Kakapo are now managed on off-shore, predator-free islands.
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